What Makes a Good Follower?

What makes a good convert to Christianity? Too often the church pursues wealth, fame and power. But as Paul’s experiences in Thessalonica and Berea illustrate that it’s not those markers of cultural success and acclaim we’re used to admiring. Rather, what makes a good disciple is one who is curious and faith-filled. How do we spot that today?

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Church isn’t Cool

We want a faith that’s respectable, one that attracts CEOs and star athletes and rockstars. But the earliest church wasn’t cool. Even the people who respected their faith didn’t want to be associated with them. Who did? The people on the margins – the overlooked, vulnerable and uncool. What does it look like to embrace an uncool faith today?

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